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opera

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈɒp.ər.ə/ /ˈɒp.rə/  us   /ˈɑː.pɚ.ə/
A2 a musical play in which most of the words are sung, or plays and music of this type: "Carmen" is my favourite opera. I've never been a huge fan of opera. He goes to the opera (= to see an opera) whenever he can. an opera singer
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in Arabic أوبِرا…
in Korean 오페라…
in Malaysian opera…
in French opéra…
in Turkish opera…
in Italian opera…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歌劇…
in Russian опера…
in Polish opera…
in Vietnamese nhạc kịch ôpêra…
in Spanish ópera…
in Portuguese ópera…
in Thai อุปรากร…
in German die Oper…
in Catalan òpera…
in Japanese オペラ…
in Indonesian opera…
in Chinese (Simplified) 歌剧…
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